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Project by saproc posted 822 days ago 1236 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood comes of a pallet i found which is spalted beech. the inside is sapele.first time I tried quadrant hinges. not keen on them as I prefer the rustic look. also first time I made pens and letter opener which are spalted beech as well. sold the lathe soon after wards. as i did not enjoy it as much as i thought. not my forte.

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#1 posted 822 days ago

Nice find! And nice result too.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#2 posted 822 days ago

Great job! Very interesting and good looking piece!

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#3 posted 822 days ago

Beautiful box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 822 days ago

That’s some nice pallet wood! And you did a great job on the box and matching ‘implements’. Those hinges look very nice but also look very $$$ and difficult to get right. You did a great job all around.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 822 days ago

Hi Saproc
Welcome to Ljs
I like this box it has a very unique design and fantastic wood. Very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 822 days ago

Got lucky on that find! I love it when I find cool lumber on a pallet! That is an amazing looking wood, and you crafted it with skill. Well done, nice job! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#7 posted 821 days ago

Really like this box, very nice shape and grain, hinges are a plus too. Overall very nice and well done.

-- Tom D

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